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ACR Bulletin - August 2022 - Health Equity Edition

28 July 2022

Special Health Equity Edition of the ACR Bulletin, August 2022

NLCRT Summit - Accelerating Uptake of Lung Cancer Screening

22 July 2022

Video interviews and discussion from the July 2022 NLCRT Summit - Accelerating Uptake of Lung Cancer Screening

Breaking Imaging Barriers - Voice of Radiology Blog

22 July 2022

Brent Wagner, MD, MBA, American College of Radiology® member and Radiology Health Equity Coalition Mobilization Team Representative for the American Board of Radiology, where he serves as Executive Director, contributed this piece.

Webinar Series Breaking Imaging Barriers

14 July 2022

Webinar Series:  Breaking Imaging Barriers - A Collaborative Approach to Advancing Health Equity in Medical Imaging

Diversifying Clinical Research to Improve Health Equity

07 June 2022

Improving representation in clinical research can be done through a recruitment strategy that includes direct outreach to facilities in underserved communities.

Lack of Equitable Representation in Clinical Trials Compounds Disparities in Health

01 June 2022

A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls for urgent actions by federal agencies, Congress, journals, and others to improve the representation of racial and ethnic minority groups and other underrepresented populations in clinical trials and research.

Health Care Disparities in Radiology - A Review of the Current Literature

01 June 2022

Health care disparities exist in all medical specialties, including radiology. Raising awareness of established health care disparities is a critical component of radiology’s efforts to mitigate disparities.

Welcoming Spaces - Treating Your LGBTQ-Plus Patient

11 April 2022

The National LGBT Cancer Network is proud to launch Welcoming Spaces: Treating Your LGBTQ+ Patient, our updated and expanded LGBTQ+ Cultural Humility training designed specifically for healthcare professionals.

A Force for Good

08 April 2022

A radiologist is addressing food insecurity and patient advocacy — one tweet at a time.

Antiracism intervention reduces disparities in timely lung cancer surgery

08 April 2022

The racial gap in timely surgery between Black and white patients with early-stage lung cancer improved after an antiracism intervention, according to study results published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Diversifying Clinical Research to Improve Health Equity

08 April 2022

An important and often overlooked mechanism to improve health equity is making clinical research more inclusive to ensure that potential improvements are realized across all population groups.

Mortality Disparity by Race and Ethnicity Among Patients With Breast Cancer

08 April 2022

Are there racial and ethnic disparities in the association of Medicaid expansion with survival among patients with de novo stage IV breast cancer?

Recruitment of Women from Diverse Backgrounds is Key to Success

31 March 2022

The TMIST trial is more than halfway to its recruiting goal of 128,905 participants with more than 20 percent of participants in the US being Black.

Patients are at the heart of changing social determinants of health

31 March 2022

Population health management (PHM) can be confusing at times, with many different definitions put forth in the liter­ature. Upon closer inspection, the differences in the various descriptions really reflect differences in emphasis in the components of population health.

Improving Access for Women

31 March 2022

A Florida nonprofit connects women to medical and social services to help them overcome barriers to care.